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  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • Green Wheels: The Military's Clean Energy Mission

    Green Wheels: The Military's Clean Energy Mission
    HONOLULU, HAWAII — The U.S. Defense Department is the single largest consumer of energy in the world, and it seems to be making an honest effort to green that power. The Army wants to reach one gigawatt of renewables by 2025. Katherine Hammack,...
  • Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship

    Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended last week's seizure of a Greenpeace ship but appeared to suggest that the 30 activists and crew taken into custody should not face charges of piracy. Russian coast guard troops seized the...
  • U.S. service member reported killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

    KABUL, Afghanistan  -- A U.S. service member was killed Thursday in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province when a man in an Afghan National Army uniform opened fire at a joint military training base, provincial officials said. The assailant was...
  • Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems. Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
  • Slaying of Greek rapper spurs crackdown on neo-fascist Golden Dawn

    Slaying of Greek rapper spurs crackdown on neo-fascist Golden Dawn
    A crackdown on Greece's neo-fascist Golden Dawn party, including the arrest of six lawmakers, has set off a frenzied debate about whether Athens authorities are persecuting political opponents. Condemnation of the racist and nationalist ideology of...
  • In 180-degree reversal, Berlusconi backs Italian premier

    ROME -- Italy’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has made a last-minute U-turn on plans to bring down the Italian government, backing premier Enrico Letta in a crucial confidence vote after members of his own party threatened to desert him....
  • 14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia

    14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia
    MOSCOW — Fourteen Greenpeace activists were charged with piracy Wednesday in connection with their protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic, an official of the environmental group said. The charges, issued by prosecutors in Murmansk,...
  • International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering

    International court accuses Kenyan journalist of witness tampering
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The International Criminal Court at the Hague unsealed a warrant Wednesday for the arrest of a Kenyan journalist accused of trying to bribe witnesses in the cases against the nation's president and deputy president, charged...
  • As Greenpeace activist sits in Russian jail, family waits and worries

    As Greenpeace activist sits in Russian jail, family waits and worries
    The irony is cruel for Lara Litvinov. Nearly half a century ago, she and her brother, Dima Litvinov — children in a family with a long history of civil disobedience — were living in exile with their parents in Siberia. When the family...
  • Russia charges 16 more in Greenpeace protest

    Russia charges 16 more in Greenpeace protest
    MOSCOW -- An additional 16 people were charged by Russia with piracy Thursday for their role in a foiled Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, a Russian television network reported. Among the new defendants are Greenpeace activists,...
  • Russian court orders activists from seized Greenpeace ship detained

    MOSCOW -- A Russian court on Thursday ordered that 22 people arrested last week aboard a Greenpeace ship be held for two months pending an investigation of an attempt to board an offshore oil drilling platform. Eight other people from the Artic Sunrise,...